PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — President Joe Biden visited Portland on Thursday as part of a trip to the Pacific Northwest to promote investments in infrastructure.
Air Force One landed at PDX around 12:40 p.m. Thursday and the president was greeted by state and local leaders. Biden toured the airport and was briefed on upgrades to PDX by construction managers and other officials.
Around 2:30 p.m., Biden spoke at the Portland Air National Guard hanger, highlighting how his $1 trillion infrastructure plan fits into an ongoing project to ensure PDX runways can survive earthquakes.
He’s set to attend a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee at the Portland Yacht Club after the speech.
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